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YT introduces the Capra Core 5 – press release for the mountain bike

January 16, 2024 – If the goal is to conquer rough terrain at high speed, choose CAPRA CORE 5 for premium enduro performance. From the high-performance Maxxis Double Down tires to the proven SRAM Als. Crap.

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YT Capra 29 Core 5

Framework and functions

Available in dedicated MX/29-inch frame configurations and five sizes, the CAPRA CORE 5 has your back whether you prefer top speed or park fuel for good times. Beneath the stunning liquid metal colorway lies YT’s highest quality Ultra Modulus carbon fiber, which is lighter than the standard High Modulus layup while maintaining the same strength. A TM6000 water bottle sits alongside a Crankbrothers SOS Tube Stash, complete with tire lever and plug, and race-proven V4L kinematics control the 165mm of travel on the 29-inch model or 170mm on the MX, while size-specific chainstays are independent of the rider’s height Driver ensure balance.

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Bring on the gold rush. Up front, the Öhlins RXF38 M.2 fork features a three-chamber air spring for precise adjustment and control over the initial, mid and final stroke. For damping, the world-class TTX18 cartridge with high/low speed compression and rebound adjustment provides traction on uneven trail sections. In the back, the Öhlins TTX M.2 features an updated bottom-out bumper and an expanded high-speed compression range for improved tuning potential. There are also size-specific spring rates: 343 lbs (S), 365 lbs (M), 388 lbs (L), 411 lbs (XL), and 434 lbs (XXL), with two separate shock tunings for SL and XL sizes. XXL or

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A strong, reliable wheelset is a must for every enduro rider. The key words used are the proven Crankbrothers Synthesis Enduro alloy rim and the Industry Nine 1/1 combination. These rims feature specially tuned front/rear profiles with unique spoke counts to improve ride quality, and with 90 engagement points, the rear hub delivers snappy, unconventional pedaling performance.

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The contact patches are reinforced by the double-down casing made from Maxxis Assegai and DHR II combination, which fends off punctures and increases grip. The SRAM A Renthal Fatbar/Apex cockpit, SDG saddle, ODI grips and SRAM Code RSC brakes add to the complete package, while HS2 rotors provide more bite and heat dissipation. Finally, the second generation YT Postman Dropper uses an updated rail clamp design with a lower stack height and user-adjustable drop heights.

Prices and weight

Weight (MX): 15.6kg
Weight (29): 15.7kg
Avg. The weight shown is for a size S bike, tubeless, without pedals, without bottle

Pricing: 5999 EUR // 5999 GBP // 6499 USD // 8999 CAD

Further information about YT Industries:

ABOUT YT Industries

YT Industries was founded in 2008 by Markus Flossmann to give talented riders access to competitive dirt jump bikes. YT stands for Young Talent and reflects its founder’s attitude to life: no matter how old you are, it is never too late to discover your hidden talent or passion and try something new. It’s never too late to LIVE UNCAGED. To date, YT focuses on mountain biking and, as a direct-to-consumer brand, offers a wide range of products from downhill and enduro to trail bikes. YT bikes are characterized by high quality at an exceptional price. Whether it’s Red Bull Rampage, Downhill World Championships or World Cups, YT bikes have dominated at world-class events and led the best athletes to major titles.

Check out the most important technical data, compare bikes and rate what’s new YT Capra Models in the Vital MTB product manual.

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